Student Meal Plan Options

Radford University is pleased to announce NEW MEAL PLANS for 2023 – 2024.

These plans are designed to add value to your dining experience, be easy to understand, and be simple to use. 

Spring 2024 Meal Plans are active starting January 12, 2024.

How to Purchase

Residential Students – the default plan will automatically be applied to your student account.

"Buy-up" options for students can be purchased by contacting the ONECard office at onecard@radford.edu.  No change requests will be accepted after January 25, 2024.

Commuter students can purchase meal plans through your ONECampus portal by clicking on the Off-Campus Meal Plan Purchases tile.  Off-Campus meal plans can be purchased through February 29, 2024.

How to order from a Kiosk in Dalton Hall.

 

Residential Plans

Highlander Residential - $2,557 (Default On-Campus Residence Hall Plan)

14 meal swipes per week, two meals per day that can be used in Dalton Kitchen or as $9.25 at Retail locations. Students are guaranteed 2 meals per day, 7 days per week for the full 15-week semester.

$300 in food dollars can be used in all Dining locations at any time.

Includes $30 in campus vending dollars. 

Students can purchase additional food dollars if desired for additional retail purchases (in increments of $50).

Any remaining food dollars will carry over from the fall to the spring semester but will expire May 3, 2024.

Residence Hall Students can Buy-Up to the Highlander All Access Plan.

 

Highlander All Access - $2,769 (Buy-Up Option)

Unlimited swipes in Dalton Kitchen and two retail swipes per day.  Plan provides opportunity for at least 19 meals a week for the full 15-week semester.

$250 in food dollars can be used in all Dining locations at any time.

Students can purchase additional food dollars if desired for additional retail purchases (in increments of $50).

Any remaining food dollars will carry over from the fall to the spring semester but will expire May 3, 2024.

 

Highlander Junior - $1,481 (Default University Apartment Meal Plan)

105 meal swipes a semester to be used in Dalton Kitchen or at on campus retail locations (retail value per swipe of $9.25) 

$400 in food dollars can be used in all Dining locations at any time.

Students can still choose to purchase additional food dollars if desired for additional retail purchases (in increments of $50).

Any remaining food dollars will carry over from the fall to the spring semester but will expire May 3, 2024.

University Apartment residents can Buy-Up to the Highlander Residential or Highlander All Access Plans.

 

Commuter Plans (Non-Resident Plan - Voluntary)

Highlander Commuter - $550

25 meal swipes and $250 food dollars 

Meal swipes can be used in Dalton Kitchen or as a $9.25 value in on campus retail locations. Swipes can be used at any time.

Food Dollars can be used in all Dining locations at any time.

Students can add additional swipes (in buckets of 10 or 25) and/or food dollars (in increments of $50) throughout the semester after the initial buy-in.

All unused swipes at the end of the semester expire and do not roll over.

Any remaining food dollars will carry over from the fall to the spring semester but will expire May 3, 2024.

Commuters can Buy-Up to Highlander Junior, Highlander Residential or Highlander All Access Plans.

 

Additional Information

Food Dollars 

Food dollars are non-discounted dollars that spend like cash in any dining location. They are meant to supplement for spending over the $9.25 exchange rate. Food dollars are tax-free and can be added to all meal plans.  

Exchange Rate

The exchange rate refers to the allotted value of a swipe in a on campus retail location. One "meal" is equivalent to $9.25 to spend at any retail location on campus.

Cash Door Rate (2023-2024) - if a meal plan or food dollars are not used:

Breakfast                   $  8.54

Lunch/Brunch         $12.79

Dinner                        $15.19

Door rate sales are taxable at a rate of 10.8%.  Meal plan purchases and food dollars are not taxed.

Questions?

If you have questions about how to use your meal plan, please contact the ONECard Office at onecard@radford.edu or 540-831-5054.  We are here to help!